It has amazing water holes, star gazing and art ... and it's also much further from Uluru than you think.
There is so much more to Uluru than the famed Rock itself.
The four-day, three night coast-to-coast Indian Pacific more than qualifies for grand train journey status.
An in-room view of Uluru is a true bonus of any visit to this definitive Australian destination.
The Larapinta Trail ranks as one of Australia’s most challenging multi-days walks. Mark Daffey laces up his hiking boots to try out sections of the route.
It's the first day of a 107-kilometre trek designed to celebrate turning 60, and doubts are already creeping in - maybe I can't do this.
Even at a distance, Uluru is a constant presence.
Recent rains have turned the desert green and filled the waterholes to the brim.